PAL plans to mount nonstop flights to Israel by October this year

Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Friday said it is planning to mount nonstop flights to and from Tel Aviv, the gateway to Jerusalem and Israel, by October 2021.  The Lucio Tan-led carrier hopes to serve growing demand for air linkages between the Philippines and the Holy Land to serve tourists and OFWs alike. Gilbert Santa Maria,… Read More PAL plans to mount nonstop flights to Israel by October this year

2GO Travel acquires new vessel, set to sail in Philippine waters this May

2GO Travel, the country’s largest premier sea travel provider, has acquired a vessel from Japan as part of its modernization plan to further improve its operations.  The newly purchased ship will be part of 2GO’s fleet of 10 roll-on and roll-off passenger (ROPAX)and freighter vessels, sailing to 20 major ports of call, linking Manila to… Read More 2GO Travel acquires new vessel, set to sail in Philippine waters this May

PAL to launch IATA Travel Pass trial, first in Philippines

Philippine Airlines on Wednesday said it will launch Travel Pass mobile app of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) that aims to help international passengers manage COVID-era health requirements for a safer and more convenient travel experience. PAL and IATA will conduct a trial run of the new digital technology on the Philippine flag carrier’s… Read More PAL to launch IATA Travel Pass trial, first in Philippines

GCash payment option now available for AirAsia guests

AirAsia announced its partnership with GCash to provide guests with a fast and convenient option to pay for their flights and other add-ons when booking through the airasia super app or airasia.com.  Guests can now use their GCash e-wallets to make secure mobile payments online through the airasia super app or by simply logging on… Read More GCash payment option now available for AirAsia guests

2GO Travel operates nonstop voyages to all ports of call amid MECQ

2GO Travel, the country’s largest premier sea travel provider said it is operating  nonstop voyages to all ports of call in the country to only essential travelers.  “2GO Travel never really ceased operating voyages since the start of the pandemic. We have always been here to support our fellow Filipino people, either to ferry stranded locals… Read More 2GO Travel operates nonstop voyages to all ports of call amid MECQ

Emirates to operate special flight marking UAE vaccination milestone

 Emirates is showcasing the UAE’s remarkable progress in its vaccination program with a special flight that will carry only fully vaccinated crew and passengers onboard. On April 10, 2021, special flight EK2021 will depart Dubai International Airport at 12:00hrs local time, to cruise over various areas across the UAE. The flight will return to Dubai at… Read More Emirates to operate special flight marking UAE vaccination milestone

Cebu Pacific posts P22.2B losses last year due to COVID-19 pandemic

Cebu Pacific on Tuesday reported a P22.2 billion net loss last year from P9.12 billion income in 2019 due to the heavy impact of the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis.  “With health and safety concerns resulting in the decrease of passenger confidence and heightened travel restrictions, CEB’s operational and financial performance were severely affected,” the airline said.… Read More Cebu Pacific posts P22.2B losses last year due to COVID-19 pandemic

PAL cancels more international flights due to govt travel restrictions

To comply with continuing restrictions that limit the maximum number of passenger arrivals from international flights to 1,500 a day for all airlines combined into Manila until 8:00 AM of April 19, the following international flights are canceled: March 26 PR5686/5687 Manila-Dammam-Manila PR428/427 Manila-Tokyo (Narita)-Manila PR412/411 Manila-Osaka (Kansai)-Manila PR507/508 Manila-Singapore-Manila PR426/425 Manila-Fukuoka-Manila PR 658/659 Manila-Dubai-Manila… Read More PAL cancels more international flights due to govt travel restrictions

AirAsia Ph cancels some domestic flights until April 4

AirAsia Philippines has cancelled some of its domestic flights until April 4 due to travel restrictions imposed by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) amid rising COVID-19 cases in the country.  “As our guests fly to their respective provinces this Holy Week, AirAsia is committed to ensuring that all essential travelers get to their destinations in… Read More AirAsia Ph cancels some domestic flights until April 4